Gov. Whitmer Announces $8M Investment to Support Construction Careers for Historically Underserved Michiganders
March 17, 2022
LANSING - Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) awarded an $8 million grant to the Michigan State AFL-CIO Workforce Development Institute to support the Michigan Statewide Pre-Apprenticeship "Ready for Construction" (MiSPARC) program that will connect more than 640 unemployed and underemployed Michiganders.
"The 'Ready for Construction' program puts Michiganders first by providing a path to high-paying jobs in construction, an industry critical to our state's infrastructure," said Governor Gretchen Whitmer. "It helps expand and dive...